Have an Empty Nest, What to Do
To some, it may feel a bit of nostalgia that it seems it was yesterday you are thinking about the plan to invest in a small-family home and now it is an empty nest as the young birds have flown away. After so many years the home is now silent and without much life. You and your spouse are left in the home. Keep in mind that it is a whole new world. It would be nice how to do with the extra space left by the birds that flew away.
To some, when there is an empty nest, they sell. They move to a smaller, yet no-so-empty nest. Maintaining a huge home can be challenging especially when you need to clean it. There are people who may appreciate the extra space of the empty nest. You need to find a better, much more suitable place without the birds. A young family may find a better use of your empty nest. Get in touch with a local realtor or to sign up with realty web sites to put up your home for sale. Of course, you need not to move out drastically. You may need to have some space for the kids visiting during the holidays. They may need some place to crash into while waiting word from the work they just applied to. Since some graduates may not have the money to rend at apartment, they might stay at their parents’ home for some time. There could be time that the grandkids might drop by and visit. Make sure to have ample space for the visits.
It is a fad for people to work from home. Telecommuting helps in giving people much time to be productive without spending time in traffic. An empty space can be converted into a home office. The empty nest will become a busy hub for productivity. Give the empty nest a new touch and it will be ready to become a home office.
Be mindful of your health and repurpose the empty nest. A home gym can be a nice thing to have in an empty nest.
Another way to make the empty nest productive is to rent it out. There could be some people open to rent a room in an empty nest. Try if you want the arrangement for a month to see it is something that you want to do permanent to fill the space in an empty nest like yours. It would be nice to have someone in your empty nest.